Read, watch & listen


Get closer to our programme as you spend some time learning more about the artists, themes and inspirations behind our programme, our history, our architecture and beyond. 

Photo of bench in the Barbican Estate

Long reads

Sometimes a story needs a bit more telling. Sit back, settle in – it’s time for a long read.

Photo of ceiling in the Barbican Estate


Explore interactive sites, archive projects and creative collaborations inspired by our building, our history and our programme

Photo of woman using app in Pop Art Design


Browse our app archive and rediscover fascinating insights and the inspirations behind some of our Art Gallery exhibitions over the years